Lepidoptera Indica Volume 2

Lepidoptera Indica Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ...Hind-u-ing with one, or two, posterior submarginal white dots. Underside with the ground-colour pale glossy olivescentbrown, very indistinctly speckled with grey strigaa, which are most numerous and distinct on the basal area, and borders of the fasciae, or the ground-colour is pale ochreous with dark ferruginous-brown strigae, and the fasciae more defined and bordered with grey strigaa; the submarginal series of ocelli very small, white pupilled. Female. Upperside similar to male. Underside pale ochreous, with brighter ochreous bordering to the narrow fasciaa and outer margins, and uniformly-covered with slightly-defined brownish-ochreous striga-2; submarginal ocelli very small, as in male. Body beneath and palpi grey-speckled; legs pale ochreous; antennae pale ochreous with a dusky subterminal band. Expanse, 3 3 to 3140, 9 3 $0 inches. IMAGO.----Mal9. Upperside somewhat paler olivescent-brown than in wet-season brood; outer borders very slightly speckled with purpurescent-cinereous scales and brown strigae; cilia dark brown. Forewing with the apex subfalcate, the exterior margin broadly angled below the apex; the subapical blackish confluent-spots and costal patch obscurely-defined, the upper spot with an ochreous-white pupil, the oblique upper bar to costa pale dusky ochreous. Hindwing with two posterior submarginal white dots. Underside pale olivescent-brown, washed with grey basally and speckled with darker olive-brown strigaa, the transverse fasciaa on forewing less grey and broadly-defined, and speckled with dark brown confluent-strigaa; a strigose brown blotch also in the middle of cell of hindwing; submarginal ocelloid spots minute, indicated by blackish-edged whitish dots. Female. Upperside. Forewing more sharply angled below...show more

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  • Paperback | 124 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 236g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236907736
  • 9781236907738